Motivation

Lessons from the C-suite: Pascale Harvie, Justgiving

The senior vice president of online fundraising platform Justgiving shares leadership tips and her view of HR at the top.

Emphasis on degree-style learning holding back workforce

Employers are placing too much emphasis on degree-style learning rather than focussing on skills, according to Andreas Schleicher, director of the directorate for education and skills at the...

Sunday night blues demotivating workers for week ahead

Sunday night blues, a feeling of dread before the start of the working week, is having a negative effect on worker wellbeing across the UK.

Anti-hustle culture: why employees are prioritising lifestyle over ambitions

A recent Twitter thread from strategic researcher Victoria Buchanan examined a growing trend among young people on social media toward anti-ambition and sharing content that rejects so-called hustle...

UK is in a great motivation crisis

The leaking roof or the dripping shower? Which catches your attention first? There’s something inherently myopic about the way we often look at risk – we tend to focus on what is in front of us...

Have you mastered the art of social recognition?

During the past century, employee recognition consisted of managers giving their employees tactical forms of reward – like pins or watches – for simply sticking around.

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Half of employees dread or indifferent to appraisals

Almost half of all UK employees (49%) are either indifferent to or dread their performance reviews, according to research from Cezanne HR

Poor leadership driving talent away

While employers face a war for talent employees are planning to leave jobs because of uninspiring leadership

Many senior employees feel unfulfilled by jobs

Managers and professional workers feel stuck in roles they don’t enjoy, according to research

Formal bonuses overrated in motivating staff

?Allowing managers to use their discretion when allocating bonuses can help motivate staff, research has found

One in four 'not performing their best'

The number of UK employees who feel they are not performing their best at work is higher than the European average

Lindsay McGregor: Play matters more than purpose at work

Play is an overlooked concept in understanding and measuring motivation, according to author and Vega Factor CEO Lindsay McGregor